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Federal’s Trigger Effect, a hunting show produced by Thunder Boyz Productions and based in Falkland, will air its 10th season in late December 2021. (Submitted photo)

North Okanagan-based hunting show celebrates 10 seasons on air

Season 10 of Federal’s Trigger Effect airs in late December

The John Christmas Light Tour is back for its third year in Vernon in 2021. Local realtor John Christmas has created a map of 21 festive properties to take in over the holidays. (DARRAN CHAISSON PHOTO )

Vernon realtor brings back Christmas light tour

The John Christmas Light Tour is on for a good cause in its third year

The alumni Vernon Girls Trumpet Band will return to Shoparama this weekend, an event which the original band hosted as a fundraiser for several years before disbanding. (Ingrid Baron photo)

Shoparama marches in return of Vernon Girls Trumpet Band

Weekend event will see the original fundraisers back, performing

Cod Gone Wild returns to Powerhouse Theatre for two shows Dec. 18, 2021. (Cod Gone Wild photo)

Cods tuning up for show with Vernon neighbours

Cod Gone Wild returning to Powerhouse Theatre for two performances

  • Nov 29, 2021
Cod Gone Wild returns to Powerhouse Theatre for two shows Dec. 18, 2021. (Cod Gone Wild photo)
The horses of Caravan Farm Theatre await the cue to draw their sleigh of audience members into a magical Christmas story and the woods of this spectacular setting near Armstrong. (Photo by Tim Matheson)

North Okanagan theatre taking fans on Joyride

Caravan Farm Theatre in Spallumcheen presents Joyride, an ode to It’s a Wonderful Life

The horses of Caravan Farm Theatre await the cue to draw their sleigh of audience members into a magical Christmas story and the woods of this spectacular setting near Armstrong. (Photo by Tim Matheson)
Jennifer Lopez posted to Instagram that she is finished her part of filming in Smithers. (Screenshot)

VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez wraps up filming in Smithers

In an Instagram post, the star of The Mother tells her family she is on her way home

Jennifer Lopez posted to Instagram that she is finished her part of filming in Smithers. (Screenshot)
James and Jamesy will be performing their holiday comedy show O Christmas Tea in Vernon and Kelowna from Dec. 3-5, 2021. (Submitted photo)

British comedy duo returns to Okanagan stages

James and Jamesy’s O Christmas Tea is ideal for fans of Monty Python

James and Jamesy will be performing their holiday comedy show O Christmas Tea in Vernon and Kelowna from Dec. 3-5, 2021. (Submitted photo)
The event poster for the 2022 AltiTunes Music Festival. (Contributed)

Arkells, Lights headlining 2022 AltiTunes festival at Big White

Those wishing to attend will be required to provide proof of full vaccination

The event poster for the 2022 AltiTunes Music Festival. (Contributed)
Lake Country singer Payton Bischoff brings a holiday variety show called Don’t Stop Believing to Creekside Theatre Dec. 3 and 4. 
(Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre photo)
Lake Country singer Payton Bischoff brings a holiday variety show called Don’t Stop Believing to Creekside Theatre Dec. 3 and 4. 
(Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre photo)
View from across Okanagan Lake of White Rock Lake fire. (Facebook)

Lake Country vineyard pours fire support

Ex Nihilio event in support of Canadian Red Cross for wildfire fund

View from across Okanagan Lake of White Rock Lake fire. (Facebook)
Actors Harry Lennix (left) and Laura Vandervoort share a scene outside Vernon’s The Roxy Cafe in the Hallmark Christmas movie A Christmas Together With You, shot in Vernon in the summer which made its debut on the Hallmark channel Saturday, Nov. 20. (Twitter photo)

Vernon, Vernonites sparkle in Hallmark flick

A Christmas Together With You aired Saturday, Nov. 20; movie shot in Vernon during Okanagan heat wave

Actors Harry Lennix (left) and Laura Vandervoort share a scene outside Vernon’s The Roxy Cafe in the Hallmark Christmas movie A Christmas Together With You, shot in Vernon in the summer which made its debut on the Hallmark channel Saturday, Nov. 20. (Twitter photo)
Cellist Angela Zeng is among the youth musicians who will perform in the Okanagan Symphony Youth Orchestra’s Fall Concert with shows in Vernon, Penticton and Kelowna on Nov. 27 and 28, 2021. (OSYO photo)

Okanagan Symphony Youth Orchestra performing live throughout the valley

Shows in Vernon, Penticton and Kelowna are coming before the end of November

Cellist Angela Zeng is among the youth musicians who will perform in the Okanagan Symphony Youth Orchestra’s Fall Concert with shows in Vernon, Penticton and Kelowna on Nov. 27 and 28, 2021. (OSYO photo)
Stand-up artist Ron James is touring again after an almost two year hiatus. (Contributed)

Comedian works to leave seats wet in the Okanagan

Ron James warns Vernon, Kelowna and Oliver audiences they might be pissing their pants with laughter

Stand-up artist Ron James is touring again after an almost two year hiatus. (Contributed)
Jill Setah’s First Nations Fashions will be on display at the Fashion and Fire show Nov. 27. (Contributed)

Okanagan stage heats up with Indigenous designs and fire dancers

Fashion and Fire show in Lake Country features Oliver-born artist

Jill Setah’s First Nations Fashions will be on display at the Fashion and Fire show Nov. 27. (Contributed)
The Wind Jammers will perform live at the Greater Vernon Museum and Archives at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021. (GVMA photo)

Live music returns to Vernon museum with woodwind quintet

The Wind Jammers will reboot the Music in the Museum series on Dec. 2

The Wind Jammers will perform live at the Greater Vernon Museum and Archives at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021. (GVMA photo)
Alfy'O is one of three hip hop artists performing at Local Losers Friday, Nov. 19. (Contributed)

Open mic opens Vernon hip hop show

Rookie musicians welcomed to hop on stage of Well Versed at Local Losers

Alfy'O is one of three hip hop artists performing at Local Losers Friday, Nov. 19. (Contributed)
Veteran Canadian singer/songwriter Colin James and Blues Trio will perform in Vernon on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021 at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre. (Photo submitted)

Blues trio to take Vernon stage, finally

The Colin James Blues Trio will perform two shows on Nov. 14

Veteran Canadian singer/songwriter Colin James and Blues Trio will perform in Vernon on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021 at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre. (Photo submitted)
Lunch at Allen’s is made up of Marc Jordan, Murray McLauchlan, Ian Thomas and Cindy Church. (Contributed photo)

Lunch at Allen’s tunes in for Okanagan performances

Musical powerhouse coming to Oliver, Kelowna and Vernon

Lunch at Allen’s is made up of Marc Jordan, Murray McLauchlan, Ian Thomas and Cindy Church. (Contributed photo)
The North Okanagan Hospice Society is raising funds with an online silent auction of this Passage Through painting and book, Leah’s Gift. (Destanne Norris)

Auction highlights need for grief services in North Okanagan

Hospice Society marks National Grief and Bereavement Day Nov. 16

The North Okanagan Hospice Society is raising funds with an online silent auction of this Passage Through painting and book, Leah’s Gift. (Destanne Norris)
Fireworks blasted off from Beasley Park on Halloween Sunday thanks to the Lake Country Fire Department. (Renjith Madhavan photo)

PHOTOS: Fireworks blast off in Lake Country

If you missed the show, or live in Vernon where there wasn’t a show, check these photos and video out

Fireworks blasted off from Beasley Park on Halloween Sunday thanks to the Lake Country Fire Department. (Renjith Madhavan photo)